Chateau Feely Creativity and Wellbeing Retreat Weeks

We’re excited to launch several new creativity and wellbeing retreat weeks/ short breaks including Yoga & Walking; Memoir & Creative Writing; and the Artist’s Way to complement our wine tours and walking tours already available. 

Before diving into the wellness weeks a few quick ‘did you knows’ about accommodation at Chateau Feely:

  • Outside the peak season of June to September you can book Chateau Feely Lodge or Cottage for short stays (min 2 nights) and for dates outside of the usual Saturday to Saturday bookings.
  • If you are looking for a low CO2 ecological break we offer collection and return to the local train station and bikes are available (plus the gites have organic cotton sheets and towels, natural paint and eco-friendly building materials). See our ten ecological reasons to stay at Chateau Feely
  • if you are looking for a group getaway with both gites Chateau Feely can sleep a total of 6 (7 with the sofa bed) and a cot. In summer the week of 6-13 July 2019 still has both gites available (several other summer weeks are still available individually). For most of the creativity/ wellbeing weeks both gites are available. See gite availability  (click the link, scroll down and it’s on the right).

Activity weeks based on the activity

Wine & Walking Tours 2 places sharing left on both of these weeks. See  walking tour page and the walking tour photo brochure. Wine and walking tours are available all year round so can also be booked at any other time depending on availability.

  • 12-18 May 2019

Yoga & Walking Weeks: Book into our Lodge or Cottage gite/s and join Caro for a half hour of yoga at 8.30am and an hour of walking every weekday afternoon (these are offered free and voluntary as part of these weeks). Discover the five tibetans and the salute to the sun that Caro introduces in her third book ‘Glass Half Full‘. Keen to make this a tri-fitness week and extend your exercise to a third activity? Bicycles and suggested routes are available.  See the walking tour photo brochure for an idea of the landscapes you can experience here.

  • 28 May-5 June 2019
  • 5-12 October 2019

Writing workshops with Caro: Book into the Lodge or the Cottage self catering and join Caro for 2 two hour writing workshops on Tuesday (creative writing) and Thursday (memoir writing and steps to getting published) (these are offered free to gite guests as part of these weeks). 

  • 12-19 October 2019

The Artists Way creative workshop with Aideen Dunne and Anne-Marie Curran.

  • 24-28 October 2019

WSET Level 2 three day course  (our other custom wine courses and tours are available all year round so can also be booked at any other time depending on availability).

  • 6-9 November 2019

Activity weeks based on calendar:

May/ June 2019

12-18 May – Four day Wine & Walking Tour – 2 places left – See  walking tour page and the walking tour photo brochure.

28 May-5 June – Yoga, Walking & Swimming Week Book into our gite/s and join Caro for a half hour of yoga at 8.30am, an hour of walking and/ or a swim, on weekdays. Discover the five tibetans and the salute to the sun that Caro discusses in her third book ‘Glass Half Full‘. If you are keen to extend your exercise to a third activity bikes and suggested routes are available. 

October/ November 2019

5-12 Octobre 2019– Yoga and Walking Week. Book into our gite/s and join Caro for a half hour of yoga at 8.30am and an hour of walking everyday. Discover the five tibetans and the salute to the sun that Caro discusses in her third book ‘Glass Half Full’. If you are keen to extend your exercise to a third activity bikes and suggested routes are available.

12-19 October 2019– Writers Retreat with writing workshops with Caro Feely. Book into the Lodge or the Cottage self catering and join Caro for 2 two hour writing workshops on Tuesday (creative writing) and Thursday (memoir writing and steps to getting published). 

24-28 October 2019– The Artists Way creative workshop with Aideen Dunne and Anne-Marie Curran.

6-10 November 2019 WSET Level 2 – a three day intensive course on wines of the world

We would love to see you in Saussignac for these creativity wellness weeks!

See the video of the accommodation at Chateau Feely . Come and learn more about organic farming with a visit to Chateau Feely in South West France ; stay with us or do a multi day course or multi day tour . You can read about the story of our organic farm the series includes three books Grape ExpectationsSaving our Skins and Glass Half Full by Caro Feely. Join our mailing list to receive our seasonal newsletter, wine school, events, wine pairing, recipes and more info on this topic at the bottom right of this page.

 

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